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October 15, 2021, 8:45 AM

Former Boeing Pilot Indicted for Fraud in 737 Max Case

The U.S. Justice Department has charged former Boeing chief technical pilot Mark Forkner with six counts of fraud.

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Aura Aero
Oct 20, 2021 - 10:41 AM
Japan Airlines could take up to 100 of Vertical Aerospace's eVTOL aircraft, and Amedeo has committed to Aura Aero's 19-seat hybrid-electric commuter.
747
Oct 19, 2021 - 9:22 AM
In collaboration with Boeing and World Energy, Rolls-Royce flew a Trent 1000 on a 747 testbed with unblended sustainable aviation fuel.
Oct 18, 2021 - 4:52 PM
A new company founded by Alaska Airlines, called Alaska Star Ventures, aims to advance emerging technologies geared toward neutralizing carbon emissions.
GKN Global Technology Center
Oct 18, 2021 - 9:52 AM
GKN's new UK global technology center is a hub collaboration with partners on new aerospace technologies, including new manufacturing techniques.
Oct 15, 2021 - 10:57 AM
Visitors from the EU, the UK, and several other countries may begin to enter the U.S. on November 18 if vaccinated against and tested for Covid-19.
737 Max
Oct 15, 2021 - 8:45 AM
The U.S. Justice Department has charged former Boeing chief technical pilot Mark Forkner with six counts of fraud.
Oct 14, 2021 - 12:07 PM
Digital transformation at Airbus’s services division accelerates as pandemic demands more efficient ways of working.
Oct 13, 2021 - 12:05 PM
The Brazilian OEM expects to reveal plans early next month for technologies to meet a 2050 net-zero emissions target for its current and future aircraft.
Oct 12, 2021 - 10:37 AM
A survey by JMC Recruitment Solutions shows that 38 percent of 4,000 respondents have left the aviation industry.
Oct 11, 2021 - 2:40 PM
The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association denies that its members staged a walkout in protest of Covid vaccine requirements.